The Scots Worthies; Originally Compiled by John Howie, of Lochgoin; with the Testimonies Appended to Each Life. Revised and Corrected by James Howie, A.M., with an Historical Introduction by the Rev. Robert Buchanan, D.D., Glasgow [and] The Ladies of the Covenant. Memoirs of Distinguished Scottish Female Characters, Embracing the Period of the Covenant and the Persecution.

Glasgow, Edinburgh, and London: Blackie and Son, 1854. Later edition. Later editions, 1854. Thick octavo. lxxii,748,xvi,236 pp. plus numerous in-text illustrations and numerous leaves of plates (including engraved portrait frontispiece and engraved vignette title page). Contemporary cloth, rebacked in modern three-quarter leather with original calf backstrip laid down. Ex-lib., with institutional label on front pastedown and inkstamp on rear pastedown. Gilt morocco bookplate of Mary J. Gillespie, dated 1857, on front pastedown. Coth worn, dampstaining and foxing in most engraved leaves. Good. Good. Item #z07376

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